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2014-09-18 08:28:46

A new International Rescue Committee report gives voice to thousands of Syrian women and girls, who demand that international rhetoric be turned into action WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The international community, including governments, UN agencies, and NGOs, have been strong on rhetoric but weak on follow through when it comes to the protection of Syrian women and girls, with devastating consequences. That is feedback provided by Syrian women and girls in a new IRC...

2014-09-10 12:32:38

"I enjoy catering to mature gentlemen. My body is a gentleman's playground." - ad appearing on backpage.com confirmed to be selling a child for sex, as cited in NCMEC's amicus brief ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sexually explicit language advertising the sale of children for sex is a common business practice for backpage.com. The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children filed an amicus brief urging the Washington State Supreme Court to allow...

2014-08-29 23:01:52

KAJ Brothers - Kyle Craicy, Austin Craichy, and Johnny Atys from Orlando Florida, will kick off its End Sex Trafficking Campaign by donating $10,000 to The International Justice Mission. Kyle and Austin's parents are KC and Monica Craichy, Founders of Living Fuel, Inc. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Formed in 2014, KAJ Brothers is a unique group of young men with talents well beyond their years. Their sophisticated Pop/R&B sound, with beautiful orchestral elements is...

2014-08-12 23:06:29

After Eden film partners with budding country music star to inspire hope and action in ending human trafficking. Atlanta, Ga. (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 The 8 DAYS movement, dedicated to ending human trafficking, will host events in eight major US cities as fundraisers, political rallies, screenings and concerts that benefit local sex trafficking organizations. This unconventional and unique approach to filmmaking pours ticket sales directly into local sex trafficking organizations. These...

2014-07-31 23:12:01

Recent incidents involving pirates hijacking oil tankers in the South China sea shifts the hub of piracy activity from the Somalian coast towards Southeast Asia. HGH's Spynel surveillance system would be an ideal fit to combat against these dangerous maritime threats. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Since 2010, there has been a steadily increasing trend of piracy attacks in Southeast Asia, according to a report released by UNITAR (UN Institute for Training and Research), with 150...

2014-07-30 16:22:06

Declares $0.01 per Share Dividend for Q2 2014 NEW YORK, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baltic Trading Limited (NYSE: BALT) ("Baltic Trading" or the "Company") today reported its financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2014. The following financial review discusses the results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2014 and June 30, 2013. Second Quarter 2014 and Year-to-Date Highlights -- Declared a $0.01 per share dividend payable on or about August 21, 2014...

2014-06-25 23:14:43

Dunn&Co.’s pro bono campaign for Crisis Center of Tampa Bay urges action against domestic minor sex trafficking TAMPA, Fla. (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 A new campaign aimed at urging action against domestic minor sex trafficking is garnering attention for its bold approach. “Dropping F-Bombs” was developed by Dunn&Co. as part of a shared effort by Crisis Center of Tampa Bay, Women in Action and Florida Coalition Against Human Trafficking, with the goal to inform young people of...

2014-06-04 12:34:22

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Harrisburg-based integrated marketing agency, JPL, recently received a Gold-Award in the 44(th) Annual Creativity International Awards for their work on "Investigating Human Trafficking" training modules. These online training courses were developed in collaboration with the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD), the Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association (PCPA), PA Coalition Against Rape (PCAR), PA...

2014-05-26 08:20:19

LONDON, May 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:The Maritime Security Market 2013-2023 - Piracy, Shipping, Vessels and Seaport Securityhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/transport_travel/maritime/maritime_security_market_2013_2023_piracy_shipping_vessels_seaport_security.html Report DetailsWith the increase in global piracy, the consistent requirements of homeland security frameworks, and the rise of the offshore energy industry, maritime...

2014-05-13 16:26:05

Award Presented At Sixth Annual WIRED BizCon Recognizes Thorn's Work Driving Technology Innovation to Fight Child Sexual Exploitation NEW YORK, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MDC Partners Inc. (NASDAQ: MDCA; TSX: MDZ.A) announced today that it has presented Thorn: Digital Defenders of Children with the 2014 MDC Partners Humanitarian Award recognizing groundbreaking, entrepreneurial innovation in support of humanitarian efforts. The $20,000 award, in its fourth year, was presented...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'